HyperDic: mosquito

English > 1 sense of the word mosquito:
NOUNanimalmosquitotwo-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
mosquito > pronunciation
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English > mosquito: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningTwo-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals.
Member ofCulicidae, family Culicidaemosquitoes
NarrowerAsian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictusstriped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean
Culex quinquefasciatus, Culex fatiganswidespread tropical mosquito that transmits filarial worms
anophelineAny mosquito of the genus Anopheles
common mosquito, Culex pipiensCommon house mosquito
gnat(British usage) mosquito
malarial mosquito, malaria mosquitotransmits the malaria parasite
yellow-fever mosquito, Aedes aegyptimosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue
Broaderdipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteroninsects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
Spanishmosco, mosquito, plaga, zancudo
Catalanmosquit

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